The table below looks at the statistics for MCPD in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 808 849 799
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -50
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 46 40 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.036% 0.056%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.13% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 42 38 51
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,425
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +27.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,350 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £35,000 £35,425
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -1.19%
MCPD
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
27102 29981 28056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.20% 27.34% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 21480 24264 22837
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCPD across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in England

MCPD
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCPD across the England region.

MCPD Salary Trend in England

MCPD
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCPD across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

MCPD Salary Histogram in England

MCPD
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCPD within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +49 16 £38,750 -32.60% 4
South West -8 9 £27,750 -14.61% 1
North West - 6 £32,500 -
South East -8 5 £45,750 +1.66% 2
Yorkshire +10 4 £45,000 +38.46%
East Midlands +10 3 £42,500 +21.42%
West Midlands - 2 £46,250 -
North East - 1 £32,500 -
MCPD
UK

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing MCPD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCPD.

1 115 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 101 (87.83%) C#
3 90 (78.26%) .NET
4 83 (72.17%) Microsoft
5 73 (63.48%) SQL Server
5 73 (63.48%) SQL
5 73 (63.48%) ASP.NET
6 63 (54.78%) Agile Software Development
7 59 (51.30%) MCSD
7 59 (51.30%) JavaScript
8 57 (49.57%) MVC
9 55 (47.83%) CSS
10 50 (43.48%) MS Excel
11 48 (41.74%) HTML
11 48 (41.74%) .NET Framework
12 46 (40.00%) SharePoint
13 45 (39.13%) Visual Studio
14 39 (33.91%) Team Foundation Server
15 38 (33.04%) ASP.NET MVC
15 38 (33.04%) SharePoint 2010
15 38 (33.04%) Entity Framework
16 32 (27.83%) SharePoint 2013
17 31 (26.96%) Windows
18 30 (26.09%) Finance
19 28 (24.35%) IIS
19 28 (24.35%) MCTS
20 27 (23.48%) Degree
21 26 (22.61%) jQuery
21 26 (22.61%) SC Cleared
21 26 (22.61%) Security Cleared

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing MCPD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCPD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 46 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 38 (33.04%) SharePoint 2010
3 32 (27.83%) SharePoint 2013
4 28 (24.35%) IIS
5 17 (14.78%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (4.35%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.87%) Apache
Applications
1 50 (43.48%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.83%) MS Office
3 2 (1.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (15.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (22.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.61%) Office 365
3 2 (1.74%) IaaS
3 2 (1.74%) PaaS
4 1 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.87%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.22%) DNS
2 5 (4.35%) FTP
2 5 (4.35%) SAN
3 1 (0.87%) DHCP
3 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.87%) VPN
3 1 (0.87%) Firewall
3 1 (0.87%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (63.48%) SQL Server
2 25 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (16.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (12.17%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (7.83%) Oracle Database
7 5 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.74%) MySQL
10 2 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.87%) SimpleDB
11 1 (0.87%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (39.13%) Visual Studio
2 39 (33.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (8.70%) MSBuild
4 9 (7.83%) NUnit
4 9 (7.83%) CruiseControl
5 8 (6.96%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (3.48%) SpecFlow
6 4 (3.48%) Cucumber
General
1 30 (26.09%) Finance
2 14 (12.17%) Manufacturing
3 13 (11.30%) Automotive
4 8 (6.96%) Retail
5 4 (3.48%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.74%) Legal
7 1 (0.87%) Marketing
7 1 (0.87%) Advertising
7 1 (0.87%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 84 (73.04%) Developer
2 26 (22.61%) .NET Developer
2 26 (22.61%) Applications Developer
3 18 (15.65%) Software Developer
4 12 (10.43%) ASP.NET Developer
4 12 (10.43%) Applications Support
5 10 (8.70%) Microsoft Developer
6 9 (7.83%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.96%) Architect
7 8 (6.96%) Senior .NET Developer
7 8 (6.96%) .NET Applications Developer
7 8 (6.96%) CRM Developer
8 7 (6.09%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.35%) Windows Server Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) Junior Developer
9 5 (4.35%) Server Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) Software Architect
9 5 (4.35%) Junior
9 5 (4.35%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (78.26%) .NET
2 73 (63.48%) ASP.NET
3 55 (47.83%) CSS
4 48 (41.74%) HTML
4 48 (41.74%) .NET Framework
5 38 (33.04%) ASP.NET MVC
5 38 (33.04%) Entity Framework
6 26 (22.61%) jQuery
7 21 (18.26%) WCF
8 17 (14.78%) CSS3
9 14 (12.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 11 (9.57%) XML
10 11 (9.57%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
11 10 (8.70%) Ajax
12 9 (7.83%) ADO.NET
13 7 (6.09%) HTML5
13 7 (6.09%) WPF
13 7 (6.09%) J2EE
13 7 (6.09%) WinForms
13 7 (6.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.57%) N-Tier
2 7 (6.09%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.61%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.74%) Clustering
4 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.87%) Life Science
5 1 (0.87%) NHS
5 1 (0.87%) W3C
5 1 (0.87%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.96%) Windows
2 10 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.87%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (0.87%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.87%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (0.87%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.87%) UNIX
5 1 (0.87%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (54.78%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (49.57%) MVC
3 26 (22.61%) Scrum
4 20 (17.39%) ITIL
4 20 (17.39%) OO
5 18 (15.65%) Software Engineering
5 18 (15.65%) CRM
6 16 (13.91%) SOA
7 15 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (13.04%) TDD
7 15 (13.04%) Dependency Injection
8 13 (11.30%) Unit Testing
8 13 (11.30%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (10.43%) UML
10 9 (7.83%) PRINCE2
10 9 (7.83%) OOP
11 8 (6.96%) OOA/OOD
12 7 (6.09%) Zachman Framework
12 7 (6.09%) TOGAF
13 6 (5.22%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (87.83%) C#
2 73 (63.48%) SQL
3 59 (51.30%) JavaScript
4 22 (19.13%) T-SQL
5 7 (6.09%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.48%) PHP
7 2 (1.74%) C++
7 2 (1.74%) VB
7 2 (1.74%) VB6
8 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.87%) XAML
Qualifications
1 115 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (51.30%) MCSD
3 28 (24.35%) MCTS
4 27 (23.48%) Degree
5 26 (22.61%) SC Cleared
5 26 (22.61%) Security Cleared
6 19 (16.52%) MCP
7 18 (15.65%) MCAD
8 10 (8.70%) DV Cleared
9 6 (5.22%) HND
9 6 (5.22%) MCITP
10 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 5 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (3.48%) MCSE
12 2 (1.74%) MCDBA
13 1 (0.87%) MCDST
13 1 (0.87%) CCENT
13 1 (0.87%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (0.87%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 83 (72.17%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.17%) Oracle
3 6 (5.22%) TOWER Software
3 6 (5.22%) VMware
3 6 (5.22%) HP
4 5 (4.35%) Dell
4 5 (4.35%) Intel
5 2 (1.74%) Meridio
6 1 (0.87%) Google
6 1 (0.87%) SAP
6 1 (0.87%) Symantec
6 1 (0.87%) Sophos
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